Working Fathers: New Strategies for Balancing Work and Family

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A pioneering guide that shows fathers how to stay connected on the home front-and encourage “father-friendly” policies in the workplace.

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Overview

A pioneering guide that shows fathers how to stay connected on the home front-and encourage “father-friendly” policies in the workplace.

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What People Are Saying

Arlie Hochschild
Such an important book on such a vital topic -- must reading for all fathers.
Peter M. Senge
Few, if any, books can genuinely claim to offer equal benefits to companies, their members, and most importantly their members' spouses and children. This one can.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780156006033
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 10/1/1998
  • Series: Harvest Book Series
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.27 (w) x 7.95 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 DaddyStress: The Invisible Dilemma 12
Ch. 2 Daddy Success: The Payoff for Fathers, Mothers, Companies, and Kids 34
Ch. 3 Creating the Father-Friendly Workplace 56
Ch. 4 Breaking the Culture Collusion 95
Ch. 5 Managing Paternity Leave: A Smart Investment 127
Ch. 6 Connecting with Your Family 160
Ch. 7 Staying Connected When You're Traveling 185
Ch. 8 Connecting through School, Day Care, and Other "Significant Others" 207
Conclusion: Working Fathers: Balancing the New Work-Family Equation 227
Notes 233
For Further Information 258
Index 261
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